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AGE-WELL EPIC Conference Workshop: How to Get a Job You Want

June 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

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How can you get a job you actually want to do? Participate in this interactive workshop to learn how to determine the kind of work that suits you so you can better target your career exploration and job search activities. Topics include identifying your values and strengths, understanding your experience and skills, and coming up with a strategy for moving forward that makes the most sense for you and your goals.




Jennifer Polk, PhD, is an entrepreneur, career coach, and expert on PhD careers. She launched From PhD to Life, a career coaching and speaking business, in 2013; and co-founded Beyond the Professoriate in 2014. Jen writes on issues related to graduate education and career outcomes for doctoral-degree holders. She is also a guest speaker on university campuses and at academic and professional conferences throughout North America and beyond. Her University Affairs blog is a three-time gold winner from the Canadian Online Publishing Awards. Jen earned her PhD in history from the University of Toronto. Follow her on Twitter at @FromPhDtoLife.


June 23
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm